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    AMERICAN MASTER GOLFER ARNOLD PALMER BOOSTED HIS ALREADY-BULGING BANK BALANCE WITH ANOTHER GBP5,000 TODAY (SUNDAY).?

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    AMERICAN MASTER GOLFER ARNOLD PALMER BOOSTED HIS ALREADY-BULGING BANK BALANCE WITH ANOTHER GBP5,000 TODAY (SUNDAY). HE BEAT BRITAIN'S NEIL COLES TWO AND ONE IN THE FINAL OF THE PICCADILLY WORLD MATCH-PLAY TOURNAMENT AT WENTWORTH, IN SURREY.

    THE FINAL WAS PLAYED OVER 36 HOLES, AND A CROWD OF 10,000 CROWD TURNED UP TO SEE THE BRITON CHALLENGE THE WORLD'S GREATEST GOLFER.

    COLES TURNED IN A DAZZLING PERFORMANCE IN THE MORNING ROUND, AND AT THE EIGHTEEN WAS TWO UP ON THE FAVOURITE. A MAJOR UPSET SEEMED LIKELY.

    BUT IN THE AFTERNOON, THE AMERICAN PILED ON THE PRESSURE, AND, AIDED BY SUPERB PUTTING, WIPED OUT THE ARREARS. AN EIGHT-FOOT PUTT AT THE 35TH HOLE, AND THE GBP5,000 FIRST PRIZE WAS PALMER'S.

    COLES WON GBP3,000 TO BOOST HIS WINNINGS OVER THE BRITISH CIRCUIT THIS SEASON TO GBP8,000. HE WON HIS WAY THROUGH TO THE FINAL AFTER BEATING BRITISH OPEN CHAMPION, TONY LEMA, OF AMERICA, AND AUSTRALIA'S BRUCE DEVLIN. PALMER HAD BEATEN BRITAIN'S PETER BUTLER AND SOUTH AFRICA'S GARY PLAYER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF02TIWLJ4AXGBTNS4M91XPG7Q
    Media URN:
    VLVAF02TIWLJ4AXGBTNS4M91XPG7Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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